Cumbria

Pedestrian dies in Cumbria bypass crash

Lisa Suddart. Photo: Cumbria Police
Image caption Lisa's family say she was "truly a great person"

A pedestrian has been knocked down and killed in west Cumbria as she walked home after a Christmas party.

Lisa Suddart, 31, from Seaton, was walking along the A66 Stainburn bypass, Workington, when she was hit by a car at 00:40 GMT, Cumbria Police said.

The mother-of-two was coming back from a Christmas party in Cockermouth and was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for about six hours.

Her family described her as a "great person".

In a statement they said: "Lisa was full of life, with time for anyone and was always there. Truly a great person.

"A hard-working, fun-loving, practical joker who truly was the best mum in the world. She will be missed by everyone that knew her."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites